ABC Fall premiere dates announced: 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Dancing With the Stars,' and more

If you want your ABC, have no fear. The alphabet net has officially announced their premiere dates for returning favorites like "Grey's Anatomy," "Modern Family," and of course, "Dancing With the Stars." They've also scheduled their highly anticipated new shows like "Charlie's Angels" and "Once Upon a Time."Several shows will have extended premieres. Returning comedies "The Middle" and "Modern Family" both have one-hour premiere episodes. "Last Man Standing," a new comedy, has a one-hour premiere as well. "Grey's Anatomy" will premiere with a two-hour episode, with its companion "Private Practice" premiering the following week. "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" will have a special two-hour series premiere on its old night, Sunday, before moving to Friday nights in October.Find their full premiere schedule below. Which shows do you plan to tune in for come autumn?Friday, September 16, 201110:00 p.m.:  20/20 - Season PremiereMonday, September 19, 20118:00 p.m.: DANCING WITH THE STARS - Season Premiere10:00 p.m.: CASTLE -...

'Grey's Anatomy's' Shonda Rhimes Turns Up The Heat In New Series 'Scandal'

"OK, so they told you I only have one hour, right?" It's a Thursday afternoon in early spring, and Shonda Rhimes has no time for pleasantries as she leans against the wall outside her office door in the headquarters of her production company, Shondaland.

'Grey's Anatomy: Patrick Dempsey Plots McDreamy's Departure

If his character has to leave Seattle Grace Hospital, the Dr. Derek Shepherd depicter hopes he has a romantic exit with on-screen love Meredith Grey.

Sara Ramirez: Engaged to Ryan Debolt!

Grey's Anatomy star Sara Ramirez just got engaged! Just a little over a month after her character, Callie Torres married fellow surgeon Arizona Robbins, the actress now finds herself preparing for her very own real-life wedding. Her spokesperson told E! News today: "Sara Ramirez and her longtime partner, Ryan Debolt, are thrilled today to announce their engagement, which took place in Paris, France, on June 17, 2011."

Kevin McKidd and Sarah Drew Play Doctor in Israel

While we're pretty sure at least one Grey's Anatomy actor has had to utter the words "I'm not a real doctor; I just play one on TV," Kevin McKidd (Owen Hunt) and Sarah Drew (April Kepner) got to play doctor for real with robots while on vacation in Israel this week. They were allowed to try their hand at controlling those cool surgery-performing robots the docs at Seattle Grace are always fiddling with, at a state-of-the-art facility in a Jerusalem Hospital. Um, we assume the Israelis know that...

Ellen Pompeo: Meredith Clearly Crossed the Line

In a recent interview, Patrick Dempsey discussed the future of Meredith and Derek on Grey’s Anatomy. At best, he painted a murky picture for the couple moving forward. Dempsey's character is clearly livid following the revelation of his wife's meddling on Adele's behalf in the clinical trial, and Ellen Pompeo sees it, he has every right to be. “Listen, what Meredith did clearly crossed a line. Derek has a right to be pissed,” Pompeo tells TV Line's Matt Webb Mitovich. At the same time, that's Meredith to a T. Read More...

Is It the End for These Primetime Dramas?

If you believe all of those doomsday predictions, the world is set to end in 2012. But the broadcast networks are bracing for a different kind of apocalypse next year, as several prime-time staples appear ready to call it quits. Aging favorites like House , CSI , Desperate Housewives , Grey's Anatomy and Law & Order: SVU are all nearing the end of their lifespans, with ratings declining and costs rising. Furthering these shows' slides are the seismic casting shifts that rocked the industry in recent weeks. CSI 's Laurence Fishburne, SVU 's Christopher Meloni and...

Patrick Dempsey Talks Grey's Future

I chatted up P. Demp at the MTV Movie Awards, where he was promoting his role as car-collecting mogul Dylan Gould in Transformers: Dark of the Moon (out June 29). "It's not in my court — it's up to ABC and...

Grey's Anatomy Star: "Season Eight Is a New Beginning" season eight the beginning of the end for Grey's Anatomy? Or is just the beginning of the end? We just caught up with Grey's star Jesse Williams at the Monte Carlo TV...

Chyler Leigh Teases Transitional Grey's Anatomy Season Ahead

Are Mark and Lexie over for good on Grey's Anatomy? Yes? No? Maybe? To hear Chyler Leigh tell it ... we're still not sure. But the actress did open up about the subject along with other Grey's Anatomy topics in a chat with TV Line. Some excerpts from her talk with Matt Webb Mitovich appear below: